In an effort to be proactive against cybersecurity threats, medical industry proponents are pioneering the adoption of software bill of materials (SBOM).

Motivated by President Biden’s executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity, organizations across all industries have been increasingly turning to SBOMs to ensure software supply chain security.

The executive order pointed to SBOMs, which provide a list of all software components in a given device, as especially critical to securing US critical infrastructure.

For healthcare, SBOMs can be hugely beneficial for medical device security by allowing device manufacturers, buyers, and operators to identify and mitigate software vulnerabilities.

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